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■♦ — (MB PRSSS A.SSOOIATIOK.J Hew Zealand Insurance Company. Auckland, January 9. At the New Zetland Insurance Company's annual meeting today, a dividend of 16 per cent was recommended. After writing off £13,186 depredation on invest. minti, p»f Ing an Interim dividend of 3s per share In July lest, and carrying £8000 to the Investment fluctuation aoconnt, a balance of £5088 was otrrled forward. The Auckland Tragedy. Michael Mcbermott, charged with toe SwanßOQ street murder, was farther remanded for eight days. His eye has been removed and he is expected to recover from hii injuries. The Governor* Nbw Plymouth, January 9. • The Governor arrived from Auckland this morning and left by a speolal train fot the aomh at eleven o'clock. He goei M far ai Overton and visits Mr Arkwrlgbt, etajlng there a night, when he proceeds to Wellington. An Important Decision. ' An Important case In connection with an uootrtlfteated bankrupt oame before the Strident Magistrate thli morning. Carter j bnllt a home for Martin, and when finished, a turn of £9 fii was doe to the former, who !• an anoertifioated bankrnpt, whtoh waa sued for. The Awignee In bankruptcy pat m aolalm for the amount, and the Court ordered Martin to pay It over to him. Carter complained he could get * living If all hli earnings were thus emfftoated, and he could not afford to apply for his discharge. Bankruptcy. Nafjbr, January 9. A meeting of creditors m the estate of Kinross has been adjourned to the 21st owing to the Illness of the bankrupt. The principal creditors are Union Bank £16,670, Dalgetty and Co. £16,136, Stewart and Macdonald £6334. Kinrois' approximate estimate shows the atsets at £146,000 and the liabilities at £106,000. The Maxim Gon> WxLinroTOir, January 7. Major-General Strange, Inspector of Artillery for Canada, who is now m Melbourne m charge of a Maxim machine gun, will visit New Zealand after the Exhibition closes to show the wonderful powers of the gun. It throws a stream of 600 bulled per minute and is fired by its own recoil. Salmon Oral Government have received advice from the Agent-General that he has passed a total shipment of 600,000 salmon ova by fee Aorangi and Araira. The Weather. CHKK.TOHUBOH, January 9. After a suoeesafon of northwesters and intensely hot dajs the weather ohanged last night and heavy rain fell for about •tx hours. Larceny. DuiutDnr, Jsnuary 9. At the City Court a Chinaman was sentenced to six months' hard labor for stealing fish from a boat at the wharf- These thefts are very numerous but this is the fint case detected.

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889

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TO-DAY'S TELEGRAMS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2032, 9 January 1889